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Fares from $81 One Way, $173 Round Trip from Istanbul to Athens

Prices starting at $173 for return flights and $81 for one-way flights to Athens were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Istanbul to Athens - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Istanbul to Athens?

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer direct flights from Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), which means you won't have to worry about switching planes or being bored on a stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Istanbul to Athens?

Keep that movie marathon for the hotel room, because the flight from Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) can be as quick as 1 hour and 30 minutes.

What airlines fly from Istanbul to Athens most frequently?

There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) to Athens Airport (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), including Turkish Airlines (TK). Popular with travelers, it operates 121 flights on this route each month. Aegean Airlines (A3) also flies from Istanbul to Athens. It's another reliable choice and has 91 flights each month.

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Flying from Istanbul to Athens

With their ancient buildings and rich cultural heritages, Istanbul and Athens are two of the most fascinating cities in Europe. As you plan a trip to Athens, use the tools at to book flights from Istanbul to Athens and find hotel rooms that will give you easy access to the city’s top sights.

Departing from Istanbul

The Istanbul Ataturk International Airport is located about twelve miles west of the city center. If you’re driving or taking a taxi to the airport, allow at least an hour to get in. Parking is available at the airport in the multilevel parking garage, the open parking lot, or the valet parking area. You can also take the tram to the Aksaray stop and connect to the Metro, which runs to the airport.

Experience Athens

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, located about twenty-two miles from downtown Athens, serves the Athens area. If you’re planning to rent a car, prepare to spend up to an hour or more in the car if traffic is heavy. An easier way to get into the city is aboard the suburban railway line or the Metro. If you’re staying in the center of Athens, you’ll be within a quick Metro ride or a short walk of most of the major attractions. The most popular site for visitors is the Acropolis, which sits atop a hill surrounded by other ruins. Other great sites to visit include the Museum of Cycladic Art and the National Archaeological Museum. If you’re visiting in the summer, prepare for days that reach 90°F on a regular basis. Winter days average 50°F, which is a comfortable temperature for climbing Athens’ many hills.

Traveling to Athens

Although Athens is famous for its ancient Greek architecture, it offers something for every type of traveler. Whether you’re interested in hiking or fine dining, you’ll find a wide range of activities to fill your days. To make your trip easier, use to book flights from Istanbul to Athens.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.